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Mar 20, 2016 Scientifically Speaking
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Join Shane, Dave, and Zach for another episode on SPIDERS!!! This is part 2 of 2woooooo!!! In this episode: -Spider sex! -Spider families??? -Things that aren't quite spiders...but close enough -INFINITE KNOWLEDGE Tune in and learn something new!
Topics: spiders, science, scientificallyspeaking, whip, sex, mating, social
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Mar 13, 2016 Scientifically Speaking
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SPIDERS!! Join Dave, Shane, and Zach for an episode about SPIDERS! (part one of two!) Dave is the (extremely excited!) expert for this episode, and we cover a TON of ground! In this episode: -What exactly makes a spider a spider? -SPIDERS DON'T HAVE MUSCLES! (then how do they move??) -Are spiders actually as dangerous as we think they are? -How strong is spider silk? -can it stop a train? (e.g. Spiderman 2 with our boy Toby Maguire) -Dave is actually a human-mimic spider! Tune in and learn...
Topics: science, talkshow, podcast, spiders
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Feb 26, 2016 Scientifically Speaking
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Join Zach, Dave, and... ALYSSA (not Shane unfortunately :( ) but yayyyy ALYSSA for a show on THINGS ALYSSA KNOWS ABOUT (so like polymers and sunscreen and stuff) In this episode: -What's a polymer? -Who cares? -Wait tires, rubber bands, and chewing gum are cool? -What's the deal with lotion? -How does sunscreen work? Tune in and learn something new!
Topics: polymers, plastics, science, scientificallyspeaking, tires, rubber, sunscreen.lotion
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Feb 12, 2016 Scientifically Speaking
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Join Shane, Zach, Dave, and special guest DOUG as we talk about MUSIC!!!! In this episode: -What is the definition of "music" -How do we tell different instruments/vocals apart? (TIMBRE) -How do musical scales work? -What are some of the differences between the music of different cultures? -Why do dissonant things sound so awful? -DEATH METAL...well, genres and stuff -Why do we like the music that we like? Tune in and learn something new!
Topics: music, sound, notes.tones.timbre, dissonance, consonance, scale, metal, rock, indie, genre, doug,...
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Feb 7, 2016 Scientifically Speaking
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Join Zach and Dave with special guest SARAH as we talk about VIRUSES!!! In this episode: -What the heck is a virus? -Where did they come from? -How do they infect us? -What's going on with the Zika virus?? -WHY ARE VIRUSES SO FRICKIN WEIRD??? Tune in and learn something new!
Topics: virus, zika, ebola, hiv, aids, science, scientificallyspeaking, symptoms, infection, ache, fever
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Dec 6, 2015 Scientifically Speaking
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Join Zach, Dave, and Shane as we talk about CLIMATE CHANGE aka GLOBAL WARMING aka we're maybe screwed but also we'll see. In this episode: -What's the difference between climate and weather?" -What is climate change? -What's causing climate change? -How do we know? -How we do know it's our fault? (and it is) Tune in and learn something new!
Topics: climate, climatechange, globalwarming, science, scientificallyspeaking, weather, co2, methane,...
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Nov 15, 2015 Scientifically Speaking
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Join Dave, Shane, Zach, and special guet TAYLOR for good ol' fun time talking about horrible, terrifying, super cool parasites! Everything is scary and the worst! In this episode: -What kinds of parasites are there? -What are some of the craziest things parasites do? -How dangerous are human parasites? -EW GROSS NOOOO EWWWW Tune in and learn something new!
Topics: science, scientificallyspeaking, parasites, worms, parasitoid, host, symbiosis, gross
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Nov 8, 2015 Scientifically Speaking
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Join Dave, Shane, and Zach on Scientifically Speaking, cornellradio.com 's science talk show, as we talk about DIGESTION! In this episode: -How does digestion work? -POOP? -Is the urinary system part of the digestive system? -What can go wrong? -Why do we have so many digestive organs and what do they do? Tune in and learn something new!
Topics: science, scientificallyspeaking, digestion, poop, mastication, enzyme, ibs, ibd, colitis,...
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Oct 25, 2015 Scientifically Speaking
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Join Zach, Dave, and Shane of Scientifically Speaking as we talk about SLEEP! In this episode: -What happens when you sleep? -Why do humans sleep? -What does sleep actually do? -What are dreams? -Are you sleep deprived??? -What are the effects of sleep deprivation? Tune in and learn something new!
Topics: sleep, science, scientificallyspeaking, rem, deepsleep, sleepdeprivation, sleepdebt
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Oct 4, 2015 Scientifically Speaking
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Join Zach, Dave, and Shane as as we talk about MARS, the reddest planet in our solar system. In this episode: -Why is Mars red? -Why do we want to live on Mars? -Is there really water on Mars? -IS THERE LIFE ON MARS??? -What color is Mars' sky? Tune in and learn something new!
Topics: science, scientificallyspeaking, mars, water, life, planets, earth, terraforming, space, moons,...
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Sep 27, 2015 Scientifically Speaking
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Join Shane, Zach, and Dave as we struggle to describe how light works! In this episode: -Jesus christ, light is freaking hard to describe\ -it's soooo non-physical -how does light reflect off of things? -why is glass transparent? -is light a wave or a particle? -light is pretty nuts, yo!
Topics: science, scientificallyspeaking, light, electromagnetic radiation, absorption, reflection,...
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Sep 14, 2015 Scientifically Speaking
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Join Zach, Shane, and Dave on Scientifically Speaking as they discuss VACCINES. In this episodeeeeee...... -How does your immune system work? -How do vaccines work? -Are vaccines magic? -Do vaccines cause autism? (hint: NO) -Are vaccines safe? (hint: YES) -What are the differences in kinds of vaccines? Tune in and learn something new!
Topics: science, vaccines, mmr, antivax, autism, mercury, scientificallyspeaking
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Aug 30, 2015 Scientifically Speaking
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Join Dave, Zach, and Shane of Scientifically Speaking as we talk about the Devil's Lettuce aka lots of other names for various forms of cannabis! In this episode: -What is part of a cannabis high? -Why does the cannabis high happen? -Is it really true that no one has ever died from cannabis use? (hint: it probably isn't) -Is it really true that cannabis has potential medical uses? (hint: it definitely is!)
Topics: weed, marijuana, pot, science, scientificallyspeaking, radio, cancer, dui
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May 17, 2015 Scientifically Speaking
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Join Shane, Dave, Zach, and special guest TAYLOR!!! (and sort of Scott Stapp of Creed) as we talk about SEX! In this episode: -What exactly is sex? -Do animals have sex differently than we do? -How does sex work? -How can you practice safe sex? -What are some myths and misconceptions about sex?
Topics: sex, vagina, penis, science, scientificallyspeaking, safesex, contraceptives
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May 3, 2015 Scientifically Speaking
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Join Zach, Dave, and (at least for the last 20 minutes) Shane, the hosts of Scientifically Speaking, as we talk about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)! -Are GMOs actually bad for you? -What's the difference between GMOs and traditional breeding? -What are the benefits of GMOs? -Why are people so concerned about GMOs? -Should GM food be labeled as such?
Topics: GMOs, GMs, science, Scientifically Speaking, golden rice
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Apr 19, 2015 Scientifically Speaking
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Join Zach, Dave, and Shane, the hosts of Scientifically Speaking, cornellradio.com's resident science talk show, to learn about alternative medicine. In this episode, we cover: -Does alternative medicine actually work? -If it does, what can it treat? -Is homeopathy/magnet therapy/acupuncture/chiropractic a legitimate practice? -The cost of alternative medicine (both to your pocket and to your health)
Topics: medicine, natural, science, scientificallyspeaking, chiropractic, homeopathy
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Mar 22, 2015 Scientifically Speaking
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Join Shane, Zach and Dave on Scientifically Speaking as we talk about BABIESSSSSS WOOOO and how they learn incredibly well but are dumb too! -How do they learn language? -Can infants actually count things? -When do baba-roonies start learning? -and massssss
Topics: science, scientifically speaking, babies, learning, development, infants
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Mar 15, 2015 Scientifically Speaking
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Join Dave, Zach, and Shane, the hosts of Scientifically Speaking, as they talk about Earth: -How did the atmosphere form and why is it important? -What the heck is the magnetosphere? -How did the moon get here? -What are the earth's stats? A/S/L
Topics: science, scientifically speaking, earth, moon, space, atmosphere
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Feb 22, 2015 Scientifically Speaking
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Join Scientifically Speaking (Shane, Dave, and Zach) as we talk about EVOLUTION! In this episode: -What exactly is natural selection? -Is evolution limited to natural selection? -Why "survival of the fittest" is misunderstood -isn't evolution "just a theory"? -What evidence do we have for evolution?
Topics: scientificallyspeaking, science, naturalselection, evolution, darwin, monkeys, eyes
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Feb 8, 2015 Scientifically Speaking
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Join Scientifically Speaking (Dave, Zach, and Shane) as we talk about our five senses! And our sixth sense. And seventh...did you know there are more than 5 senses?? In this episode we discuss: -How vision works -How smell and taste work, and work together -How hearing works -How touch works -What proprioception, nociception, and thermoception are, and other cool senses we have!
Topic: #Science #ScientificallySpeaking
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Feb 1, 2015 Scientifically Speaking
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Listen to us talk about how THE INTERNET works! Plus a whole bunch of fun tangents
Topics: Internet, Science, Scientifically Speaking
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Dec 7, 2014 Scientifically Speaking
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The 4th show, about THE comet landing
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Oct 26, 2014
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Talkin' about diets and such
Topics: Diets, Paleo, Gluten, Fat
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Oct 5, 2014
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Podcasts from Scientifically Speaking, Cornellradio.com's educational science radio show!
Topics: Education, Science